The Admissions Counselor represents Dallas Theological Seminary to prospective students, applicants, and incoming students. He/she identifies prospective students, informing them of seminary programs, admissions policies, and seminary life, and encouraging them to apply. He/she helps applicants submit all necessary credentials for admission and evaluates applicants for admission.
- Able to travel six to eight weeks per year.
- Exhibits excellent personal relationship and communication/public speaking skills.
- Demonstrates outstanding customer service and the desire to serve prospective students.
- Has a flexible personality.
- Is a self-starter who is a fine example of a Dallas Theological Seminary student/graduate.
- Is computer literate and able to efficiently use our computer systems as well as a PC to record activities and correspond via email.
- Has strong character, discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Possesses theological awareness.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- DTS graduate or current student (preferably a ministry degree).
- Previous ministry, recruiting, marketing, or sales experience.
- Able to lift and transport materials of up to twenty (20) pounds on occasion, including setting up the DTS display on the field.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Prolonged periods of time on the phone or video conference sessions.
- Able to travel on a plane or vehicle to conferences, churches, and fairs.
- Work with the Director of Admissions, Assistant Director of Admissions, and other admissions counselors to plan, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive recruitment strategy.
- Manage a set of admission accounts to guide applicants through the application process, counsel them regarding degree program choice, and facilitate the matriculation of accepted students.
- Serve on Admissions Committee as an advocate for applicants during the application process.
- Meet with prospective students through scheduled appointments to introduce them to the seminary, give counsel regarding degree program choice, answer questions, and provide a tour of the campus.
- Represent the Seminary on field visits, including transportation, setup, and takedown of Seminary recruiting displays and publications; reinforce seminary ties on such field trips (e.g., with alumni and college faculty).
- Plan, organize, and coordinate other on-campus and online recruitment events as requested.
- Carry out additional special events or projects as assigned by the Director of Admissions.